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Barbara K. (Moss) Mills: 1937-2018


OTTAWA — Barbara Mills, 80, of Ottawa, died Thursday morning, March 22, at Willowcrest in Sandwich, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, at St. Andrews in the Fields in Farm Ridge Township with Father John Christ officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.
Barbara was born Aug. 19, 1937, in Ottawa, to Robert and Kathryn (Werner) Moss. She was a graduate of Ottawa High School.
Barb was a farmer’s wife, caring mother and florist. She married Charles A. Mills on May 5, 1957, at Christ Episcopal Church in Ottawa. She loved spending time with her family.
She was a member of St. Andrews Church and Christ Episcopal Church. She enjoyed gardening and landscaping.
She was a former 4-H leader. She served as Church treasurer and volunteered at the Ottawa Food Pantry.
She is survived by two daughters, Vicky L. Mills, of Sandwich, and Patti J. (James) Dunn, of Canton, Ga.; three grandchildren, Cassie (Joshua) Hartman, Jon (Libby) Aubry and Charles Dunn; and one great-granddaughter, Charlotte Hartman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Sept. 23, 1998; two sons, Stephen and Scott; and a brother, Kenneth Moss.
Memorials may be directed to St. Andrews in the Fields.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jon Aubry, Charles Dunn and Joshua Hartman; her son-in-law, James Dunn; and Jeffrey Workman and Randy Michelini.
You may sign the online guestbook and share remembrances at
Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory
800 First Ave., Ottawa, IL 61350  

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